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  • Carson claims self-defense in double homicide

    An Osceola man charged with double homicide is claiming self-defense.Richard Ryan Lamb Carson, 38, h ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 4:39 pm
  • Burglary causes Iron Horse to close for a day

    A burglary at a popular Osceola restaurant caused it to go out of business for a day.The burglary oc ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 4:49 pm
  • Middle school band students provide helping hand

    On Tuesday, Jan. 20, seven Clarke eighth grade band members participated in the Simpson College Orpheus Honor Band at Simpson College in Indianola. 
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 10:39 am
  • CCH telemedicine keeps patients on schedule

    Clarke County Hospital telemedicine technology kept patients’ appointments on schedule when unexpected weather would have otherwise caused cancellatio ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 10:39 am
  • Osceola blood drive planned

    LifeServe Blood Center needs regular blood donors, as well as new first time blood donors to roll up their sleeve this winter to help save lives.
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 10:39 am
  • Farm Bureau scholarships available

    It is time once again for high school seniors to apply for numerous scholarships available in the county.
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 10:39 am
  • Humble acceptance

    To say that Jan Short was surprised at winning the 2014 Community Service award might be an understatement.
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 10:54 am
  • Four Osceola residents charged in double homicide investigation

    Four Osceola residents have been charged in connection with a double homicide that occurred in the Osceola area.
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 10:54 am
  • Suspect in Chariton shooting taken into custody

    CHARITON – At approximately 10 p.m. Monday, Jan. 19, Robert Eugene Graham, 45, was taken into custody in Missouri in connection to a recent shooting i ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 10:15 am
  • Clarke students take fifth in auto skills contest

    Two Clarke Community High School students captured fifth-place in the 23rd annual Des Moines Area Community College(DMACC)/Iowa Automobile Dealers Ass ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 10:15 am
  • Grassley, Ernst announce Senate Youth Program Iowa delegates

    Senators Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, announce that Jack Hostager of Dubuque and Joshua Hughes of New Virginia have been selected t ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 10:02 am
  • Graceland University Top 10 Rankings by US News and World Report

    LAMONI – Graceland University’s master’s programs in education and nursing were ranked in the top 10 Best Online Programs in the country by the U.S. N ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 10:03 am
  • 2014 Farm Bill Program deadlines

    Clarke-Decatur County USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Joyce Frost wants to inform producers of the following Farm Program deadlines:
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 10:01 am
  • Fry to hold area forums

    Rep. Joel Fry, R-Osceola, will be holding area forums on Friday, Jan. 23, Friday, Feb. 27 and Friday, March 27. 
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 10:02 am
  • Care Initiatives Hospice volunteers needed

    Care Initiatives Hospice is looking for caring, compassionate people in the Osceola area to become hospice volunteers, provide care and support to pat ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 10:01 am
  • Teacher spotlight

    Editor’s note: This is a continuation of the Osceola Sentinel-Tribune’s “Teacher spotlight” series.W ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 10:18 am
  • FSA signature policy information

    Clarke-Decatur County USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Joyce Frost wants to inform producers the correct Farm Service Agency signatur ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 10:01 am
  • Iowa Supreme Court to hear CCRC appeal Feb. 18

    The date is set, and it has come much quicker than many would’ve expected.During a Jan. 15 Clarke Co ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 4:13 pm
  • Burglaries reported at CROSS Ministries, Clarke County Animal Shelter

    Two burglaries occurred at two well-known Osceola businesses recently, and there’s a good chance both incidents are related.
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 4:15 pm
  • Volunteers needed for American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Clarke County

    The American Cancer Society Relay For Life is seeking volunteers in Clarke County – walkers, cancer survivors, caregivers, community leaders, anyone w ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 10:12 am
  • A resolution to make a difference

    Get organized.  Pay off debts.  Stop smoking.  These are all familiar New Year’s resolutions. Accord ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 10:12 am
  • More safety tips for pets

    Here are more pet safety tips from the Animal Rescue League of Iowa:1. Keep indoor cats inside. Cats ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 10:11 am
  • Wellmark Foundation announces 2014 ‘MATCH’ grant recipients

    DES MOINES — The Wellmark Foundation has announced 14 recipients of its 2014 Matching Assets to Community Health (MATCH) grant program in Iowa. These ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 10:11 am
  • Four lane Highway 34 to be explored

    The Southwest Iowa Coalition (SWICO) will hold its annual meeting 6 p.m. Jan. 15, at the Red Coach Inn and Restaurant in Red Oak, located at 1200 Sena ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 10:10 am
  • Brommel completes fall 2014 as a CALS Ambassador

    AMES — Alyssa Brommel of New Virginia, majoring in animal science, successfully completed fall 2014 as a member of the College of Agriculture and Life ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 10:11 am
  • Loebsack representative to hold office hours

    Congressman Dave Loebsack, D-Iowa, will have a member of his staff in southern Iowa for open office hours. 
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 10:08 am
  • Branstad designates Jan. 18-24 as Hazardous Materials Awareness Week

    DES MOINES – Gov. Terry Branstad has designated the week of Jan. 18-24 as Hazardous Materials Awareness Week in Iowa.
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 10:07 am
  • Council appoints new city board members

    New people have been appointed to boards and commissions for the city of Osceola.During a Jan. 6 Osc ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 10:07 am
  • Pine to Palm

    You might ask, what’s the Jefferson Highway? In Clarke County, it’s known as Highway 69.“We’re putti ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 11:28 am
  • How to keep pets safe in the winter

    If you’re cold in the winter’s frigid weather, imagine how your furry friends Fluffy and Fido must feel. If a pet is like a family member, the animal ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 11:28 am
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